New York Times, Monday, November 16, 2009

Author: James Mulhern and Ashton Anderson
Editor: Will Shortz
James Mulhern
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Ashton Anderson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Mulhern. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Anderson. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ wool (soft material) : LAMBS
6. Heart or kidney : ORGAN
11. Inc., in England : LTD
14. Delta alternative, once : USAIR
15. Rent : LEASE
16. Lyricist Gershwin : IRA
17. Like a story that can't be believed : COCKANDBULL
19. Mink or ermine : FUR
20. It's just below the thigh : KNEE
21. Fall birthstone : OPAL
22. Streamlined : SLEEK
24. Spouse's servile words : YESDEAR
26. Fancy items worn around the neck : BOAS
27. Military strategy during the 2003 invasion of Iraq : SHOCKANDAWE
32. ___ the Hutt ("Star Wars" villain) : JABBA
36. Ad-___ : LIB
37. Currier's partner in lithography : IVES
38. Jazzy Fitzgerald : ELLA
39. Veep's superior : PREXY
41. Profound : DEEP
42. Greek H's : ETAS
43. Battery for a camera or phone : AAA
44. Late : TARDY
45. Subject of a 1950s "revolution" : ROCKANDROLL
49. Classic cigarette brand : KENT
50. Novels, e.g. : FICTION
55. 1945 conference site : YALTA
57. Skye, e.g. : ISLE
59. Hairstyle that may have a comb stuck in it : AFRO
60. Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Century : ALI
61. Prepare to use a rifle : LOCKANDLOAD
64. "___ Miz" : LES
65. Spacecraft's path : ORBIT
66. Golden Globe winner Nick : NOLTE
67. Abbr. after a phone no. : EXT
68. One-footer, say, in golf : GIMME
69. Much of Chile : ANDES
1. Like a rabbit's foot or four-leaf clover : LUCKY
2. Together : ASONE
3. Spiked clubs : MACES
4. Rode a Schwinn, e.g. : BIKED
5. Mrs., in Madrid : SRA
6. Veteran : OLDPRO
7. Singer McEntire : REBA
8. France before it was France : GAUL
9. "Talking" done with the hands: Abbr. : ASL
10. Mandela of South Africa : NELSON
11. Candy with a hole in the middle : LIFESAVER
12. T on a test : TRUE
13. Gloomy : DARK
18. Ark builder : NOAH
23. "Well, look at you!" : LADIDA
25. Spanish "that" : ESA
26. Newborn : BABY
28. Cloudless : CLEAR
29. Spherical cereal : KIX
30. Marijuana, slangily : WEED
31. Glimpse : ESPY
32. Give a Bronx cheer : JEER
33. Midrange voice type : ALTO
34. Secretly ban from employment : BLACKLIST
35. Score after dribbling, say : BASKET
39. Huff and puff : PANT
40. "Gnarly!" : RAD
44. Special attention for a patient, in brief : TLC
46. Like a clock with hands : ANALOG
47. Recently : OFLATE
48. Property claim : LIEN
51. Eagle's grasper : TALON
52. "Too rich for my blood" : IFOLD
53. Give a grand speech : ORATE
54. Junctures : NODES
55. Where the Clintons got law degrees : YALE
56. Trebek who says "And the answer is ..." : ALEX
57. Long-range weapon, for short : ICBM
58. 0% fat, say : SKIM
62. "... ___ quit!" : ORI
63. Code of life : DNA

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